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MEMORY PIECE

New York Times, Sunday, January 24, 1954

Author:
Marion Moeser
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 668 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 129, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 22 Grid is asymmetric.
Marion Moeser has 15 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,671
Across
1
Resort on Isle of Wight. : COWES
6
Fellow. : CHAP
10
Where Durban is. : NATAL
15
Supports. : BEAMS
20
Before: Fr. : AVANT
21
Vivacity. : LIFE
22
Song heroine. : IRENE
23
Former chief of A. A. F. : ARNOLD
25
He said, "Little strokes fell great oaks." : BENJAMINFRANKLIN
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Creative Californian. : DISNEY
29
Prospero's brother. : ANTONIO
30
Heaters. : ETNAS
31
Plains vehicle. : STAGE
33
Verb suffix. : IZE
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Crete's high point. : IDA
35
Reads. : SCANS
36
Le Havre's river. : SEINE
37
Alpha Tauri. : STAR
38
Road aids. : SIGNS
41
Courtyard. : PATIO
42
Kind of wheat. : SPELT
43
Chess pieces. : ROOKS
44
Picnic drinks. : ADES
45
U. S. envoy in India. : ALLEN
46
Foremen. : HEADS
47
Weehawken duelist, 1804. : BURR
48
Constellation. : LEO
49
Noun suffix. : URE
50
Pour off. : DECANT
52
Kemal Ataturk. : MUSTAFA
55
Old salt. : TAR
56
Creator of Ferdinand. : LEAF
58
Stitches. : DARNS
59
Kingdoms. : DEMESNES
60
River into Lake Ontario. : GENESEE
63
Miss West. : MAE
64
Oozes. : SEEPS
65
Insecticide. : DDT
66
General usage. : PREVALENCE
69
Hauled down, as sails. : STRUCK
71
Melville novel. : OMOO
72
Fan's bonanza. : HOMER
73
Prairie wagon. : CONESTOGA
75
Nobel Prize physicist, 1943. : STERN
76
"___ later than you think." : ITIS
77
Old woman. : BELDAM
78
American songstress. : KAYSTARR
81
Resin. : LAC
82
___ Khan, Mowgli's foe. : SHERE
84
Abode: Abbr. : RES
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Blushed anew. : RECOLORED
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Ethyl alcohols. : ETHANOLS
91
___ circle. : INNER
93
Varnish. : DOPE
94
A Gershwin. : IRA
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New York is one. : SEAPORT
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Bette Davis film (with "The"). : LETTER
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The "Constitution." : USS
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Grooms. : MEN
100
Greek god. : EROS
101
Wrong. : AMISS
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Type of officer. : PETTY
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Invented. : MADE
106
Apportioned. : DOLED
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Far Northerner. : ALEUT
109
Accented syllable. : ARSIS
110
Measures of length, 30 in. : PACES
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Grampuses. : ORCS
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Hecuba's spouse. : PRIAM
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Run down. : SLOPE
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Sound of cheer. : RAH
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Life history: Colloq. : BIO
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Song of joy. : PAEAN
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A well-known "Ike." : ALIBI
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Victorian accessory. : PARASOL
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Gaze on. : BEHOLD
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Jefferson or Seward. : SECRETARYOFSTATE
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Common ship in 1850. : SLAVER
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Albanian dictator, 1914. : ESSAD
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Product of India. : TEAK
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Dave Garroway, for instance. : EMCEE
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Sarcastic: Slang. : SNIDE
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Laertes does this. : STABS
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Make out. : ESPY
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Port on Cape Verde. : DAKAR
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Workbasket. : CABA
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Dutch ___. : OVEN
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Shortage. : WANT
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Bars. : ENJOINS
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Booths. : STANDS
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Her symbol is a scroll. : CLIO
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Hebrew measure. : HIN
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Insincere. : AFFECTED
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Referred to. : PERTAINED
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Girls: Sp. : NINAS
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River homes. : ARKS
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Message: Abbr. : TEL
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Herb product. : ANISEED
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Soup makings. : LENTILS
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Sheriff's star. : BADGE
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Cleveland's view. : ERIE
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Reply: Abbr. : ANS
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Two gallant battlers. : MONITORANDMERRIMAC
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"My Three Angels" star. : SLEZAK
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Tinters. : DYERS
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My: Span. : MIA
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___ Domini. : ANNO
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Wood dweller. : ANT
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Ditto 22 Across. : SAL
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Tiffs. : SPATS
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Separates. : SORTS
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Arizona river. : SALT
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Reflection. : IDEA
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Yankee Doodle, personified. : GEORGEMICHAELCOHAN
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Crosby hit. : PLEASE
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Early moviemaker. : SENNETT
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Tricks. : RUSES
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Dazed: Poet. : AREEL
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Causes of "headaches." : HARASSMENTS
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Road sign. : BUMP
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Of an arm-bone. : ULNAR
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Rotating piece. : CAM
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Earth inheritors. : MEEK
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Russian Czar: Var. : FEDOR
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Nobel Prize chemist, 1922. : ASTON
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Dumas characters. : FENCERS
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Spoiled. : DECAYED
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Holiday nights. : EVES
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School: Fr. : ECOLE
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Mr. Robinson. : SUGAR
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Lovers of: Comb. form. : PHILES
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Spin. : ROTATE
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Finish. : END
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Asiatic ally. : ROK
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Another: Sp. : OTRO
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Not playful. : EARNEST
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Transactions. : SALES
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Badge of a champion. : BELT
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Cubs and Eagles. : SCOUTS
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Popular character in 1852 novel. : TOPSY
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Headwear. : SNOOD
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___ de combat. : HORS
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Stubborn. : SET
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Conductor at the Met. : EREDE
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Elsinore residents. : DANES
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After: Fr. : APRES
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Pelvic bone. : ILIUM
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Scoundrel. : REPROBATE
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Breathes. : RESPIRES
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Disguises. : ALIASES
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Most miserly. : MEANEST
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Ascot. : TIE
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Wise and holy one. : MAHATMA
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___ Ferry, N.Y. : DOBBS
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Bay windows. : ORIELS
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Common verb. : ARE
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Landed. : ALIT
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Did a grammar lesson. : PARSED
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Army preacher. : PADRE
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Pungs. : SLEDS
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England's pride. : RAF
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Begged. : PLED
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Middle Easterner. : ARAB
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Slow. : POKY
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Dry white wine. : SACK
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Great Barrier Reef. : OTEA
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Look of ill will. : LEER
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Egg: Comb. form. : OVI
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Jeff Davis' territory. : CSA
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Island where stone money is used. : YAP

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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